Topic: Armenia Opposition

By Naira Bulghadarian YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — Armenian law-enforcement authorities have refused to specify the type of powerful stun grenades that injured dozens of anti-government protesters and journalists in Yerevan last[...]

By Ruzanna Stepanian YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan claimed over the weekend that most Armenians support his appeasement policy towards Azerbaijan because they want to enjoy their lives,[...]

By Ruzanna Stepanian and Shoghik Galstian YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — Amid continuing anti-government protests in Yerevan, the Armenian opposition moved on Monday, June 10, to force an emergency parliamentary debate on[...]

By Naira Bughadarian, Gayane Saribekian and Artak Khulian YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — Twenty-seven supporters of Archbishop Bagrat Galstanyan were set free on Monday, June 3, three days after being arrested during[...]

By Susan Badalian, Gayane Saribekian and Shoghik Galstian YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan defended on Wednesday, May 29, police officers who tried to physically stop Catholicos Karekin II,[...]

By Shoghik Galstian and Naira Bulghadarian YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — Police made nearly 300 arrests on Monday, May 27, as Archbishop Bagrat Galstanyan and his supporters continued to demonstrate in Yerevan[...]

YEREVAN ( — Archbishop Bagrat Galstanyan, leader of the Tavush for the Homeland movement and Primate of the Diocese of Tavush of the Armenian Apostolic Church, met with the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh)[...]

By Naira Bulghadarian YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — One Armenian journalist was hit by a police vehicle and another knocked unconscious while covering police crackdowns on protesters in Yerevan demanding Prime Minister[...]

YEREVAN — The Tavush for the Motherland movement, led by Archbishop Bagrat Galstanyan, continues its actions in Yerevan and regions. Protesters are blocking streets in the capital, chanting through megaphones[...]

By Susan Badalian and Artak Khulian YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — The pro-government majority in the Armenian parliament rejected on April 30 an opposition initiative to debate Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s territorial[...]